April 18, 2010: 2010, Issue 15
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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Bronx Times Reporter

DOT begins study on St. Paul Avenue

The NYC Department of Transportation is now studying St. Paul Avenue, hopefully putting to rest the controversy over the direction of one block that has had neighbor arguing with neighbor for the past four years. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

NYC Department of Transportation reviews P.S. 97’s traffic issues

Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan visited P.S. 97 last week to discuss possible safety measures to reduce vehicle speeding that has school officials and residents concerned for student’s safety. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Glover Street group home approved

Leake & Watts, an organization that does work to benefit the mentally disabled, recently received approval to set up a group home at 1623 Glover Street in Zerega. Comment.

New dog run for Pelham Bay Park

Four-legged friends of Pelham Bay Park will soon have new, enhanced dog run near the Middletown Road police stables – making both master and pooch happy. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Borough president rallies against proposed community board cuts

The Borough President led community board employees and volunteers in a rally on Monday to voice their opposition to the proposed budget cuts that some fear will lead to the end of the boards. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Community wishes Captain Greeley a fond farewell

Community leaders and residents from throughout the 49th Precinct were saddened this weekend after word was received that a new commanding officer would be replacing Captain John Greeley. Comment.
Opinion

Friends of Van Courtlandt Park sponsor Hike-a-thon

The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park are hosting their first Hike-a-Thon on Saturday May 1, to help implement the newly completed Trails Plan and to introduce more people to the park’s extensive network of hiking and walking paths. Comment.

Mayor joins Bronx Works to laud Family Rewards results

Mayor Michael Bloomberg held a press conference on Tuesday, March 30, at Bronx Works, located 1030 Grand Concourse, to release a preliminary study results for a cash incentive pilot program designed to decrease poverty throughout New York City. Comment.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Bronx Times Reporter

Stray cats invade Country Club home

Kay Whelan has a cat problem. The backyard of her three-family home on Griswold Avenue is filled each morning and evening with up to a dozen stray cats and the options available to her to correct the problem are not acceptable. Comment.

Budget cuts threaten community boards

The Borough President led community board (CB) employees and volunteers in a rally on Monday to voice their opposition to the proposed budget cuts that some fear will lead to the end of community boards. Comment.
Arts

The Lascivious Biddies to perform at Jacobi

Jacobi Medical Center invites community members to a free concert featuring The Lascivious Biddies on Wednesday, May 19 at the Jacobi Rotunda.Light refreshments and health information will be provided at 9:30 a.m. with the performance following at 10:30 a.m. The Rotunda is located on the Jacobi campus at 1400 Pelham Parkway South. Comment.

Bainbridge Ave. tenants ask court to appoint an administrator

The tenants of 2710 Bainbridge Avenue have had enough!After years of watching their building fall apart and suffering through hazardous conditions, the tenants have initiated a lawsuit against their landlord seeking relief. Comment.

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